Rasa Smite is artist, network researcher and cultural innovator, working with science and emerging media technologies. She holds PhD in culture and communication sociology, and MA in visual arts. Her PhD thesis with...
Jason Hsu is an educator, design thinker, storyteller and most of all a learner of Nature. Started off as a journalist for Taiwan News, Jason developed a curious mind of humanity. HIs desire to explore brought me to travel across Central and South America in search of a Che-Guevara like revolution. He spent time in Xian China helping investigate and research water resource consumption under UNESCO. In 2008 he co-founded The Big Question Conference as a way to facilitate, build conversation and network among the youth in Asia.
What began as a conference turns into a social innovation hub that draws a variety of talents in creative, entrepreneurial minds to collaborate together. He also co-founded TEDxTaipei in 2009 and has been serving as TEDx Ambassador since 2010.
His recent endeavor involves building a new type of school that fosters peer-to-peer, project-based learning and online social learning and Internet of Things. He currently serves as Co-Visionary Officer of Taiwan Innovation Platform, a project that dedicates to build and transform innovation eco-system in Pan-Asia.
Jason is a runner and an avid lover of mountain climbing. Jason receives B.A in English Literature from National Chengchi University and is selected as one of the 35 participants to enroll in Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership.